Sustainable WASH for All (SusWA)

Municipal WASH Advisers (National) - 6 Nos.

Sustainable WASH for All (SusWA)

Municipal WASH Advisers (National) - 6 Nos.

Sustainable WASH for All (SusWA) is a bi-lateral WASH sector project funded by the Government of Nepal (GoN) and the Government of Finland (GoF), with added funding from the Delegation of the European Union to Nepal, to be implemented in Karnali Province, Nepal.

Municipal WASH Advisers (National) - 6 Nos.

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Sustainable WASH for All (SusWA) is a bi-lateral project funded by Government of Nepal (GoN) and Government of Finland (GoF). Karnali Province is the working area of Sustainable WASH for All (SusWA) project. The project’s focus is more on functionality of existing water supply and sanitation services including WASH governance systems but it will also support on the construction of new water supply system. The Project targets to support establishment of an efficient and transparent WASH governance at municipal level that would be capable to ensure safe, sustainable, inclusive WASH services and conditions for all. SUSWA project activities will be implemented around half of the total municipalities/rural municipalities (Palikas) of the Karnali province. Municipalities will be the main implementer of the programme together with the wards/communities and follow the community-based approach on the implementation of project activities. 

Supervisor: CTA

Place of assignment: Designated office in selected Municipality (covering a cluster of Municipalities in Karnali Province)

Duration: 36.75 months

Education: Master's degree or Bachelor's degree in Water and Sanitation, Engineering, Social Science, Public Administration or other relevant discipline

Language: Fluency in written and spoken English and Nepali, command of local languages of working area is an additional asset

Experience and skills:

  • Minimum 7 years of relevant work experience;
  • Extensive experience in training and capacity building with public officials and communities;
  • Excellent community mobilization and community training and facilitation skills 
  • Proved experience mainstreaming GESI principles
  • Good communication and report writing skills in English and Nepali
  • Required experience working in and with Palikas or local government
  • Preferred experience working in Karnali

Duties

  • Support to Municipality in planning, coordinating and funding of WASH sector activities;
  • Assistance to M-WASH Units in implementing and monitoring WASH projects/schemes/activities;
  • Facilitation and monitoring of operations of MWFs' on behalf of SUSWA;
  • Follow-up of activities and performance of all partners in her/his working area in the WASH sector and identification of needs for further institutional support and capacity building;
  • Facilitation of regular planning and reporting of the Project in Municipalities and to GoN and GoF;
  • Assistance to Municipalities and communities to apply SUSWA support and in setting priorities and selection of water supply schemes for implementation through strategic and periodic WASH sector planning;
  • Training of and assistance to Municipality personnel in the training SOs, WUSCs and other WASH actors, including WASH-CCs;
  • Mainstreaming of GESI principles into all monitoring and capacity building activities, ensuring that decisions are based on GESI principles and include DAGs in decision making;
  • Support to preparation of WSP+++ and mainstreaming climate change and disaster risk reduction into WASH planning;
  • Assistance in monitoring of all aspects of Project progress and finances; regular Municipality/ward and scheme level monitoring and updating of MIS;
  • Preparation and submission of monthly, biannual and other status reports as needed to PSU; and
  • Other duties as assigned by CTA.

Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.

Shortlisting will be done on the basis of your answers while applying, please answer the questions carefully. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.

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